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"Seiff insufflates rhythm, proximity, and vitality into her text." Los Angeles Review of Books 

The "reporting is intimate, taking readers into the homes of fishers on the margins." Undark


"[A]ccomplishes something special, not only by bringing the Tonle Sap’s plight to greater attention, but also ensuring that the human voice, so often lost in such accounts, is brought to the forefront." Mekong Review

"She captures both the poetry of the place and the urgency of what’s happening." Moveable Worlds

"[U]ses the power of storytelling to chronicle the communities caught in the vicious cycle.... sharply focused prose infuses the bleak situation with detail." Nikkei Asia

“[A] haunting and lyrical eulogy...  an important addition to the literature on our planet’s global warming.” Elizabeth Becker, author of You Don’t Belong Here: How Three Women Rewrote the Story of War


A “groundbreaking book... [written] with empathy and a deep understanding of the issues involved.” Milton Osborne, author of The Mekong: Turbulent Past, Uncertain Future

"[S]he re-creates a world readers will want to save. A must-read.” Saumya Roy, author of Castaway Mountain: Love and Loss among the Wastepickers of Mumbai

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